Case studies & industry insights

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See for yourself how Open Universities Australia is at the forefront in the online education space. Hear more from our university partners, read our industry insights and find out what we've been up to in the media.

Case studies

How partnering with OUA helps overall enrolment growth

Case study: University of New England increased their profile nationally to attract new students located outside of New South Wales.

September 2021, 10 pages.

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Reaching a new student cohort with Rapid Development Funding from OUA

Case study: Open Universities Australia works with Curtin University to roll programs into the online space and reach new student audiences.

September 2021, 7 pages.

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Successfully leveraging OUA national marketing reach to suit different university needs

Case study: Exploring how one university successfully leverages Open University Australia's national marketing reach.

September 2021, 8 pages.

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Industry insights

2022 higher education marketplace landscape report

January 2022. To help our university partners offer their programs to more students across Australia, we present the opportunities we see to bring new programs onboard for 2022. 18 pages.

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Microcredentials: exploring the student perspective

September 2021. To help universities respond to demand for different learning options, we asked students how they feel about microcredentials. 24 pages.

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The impact of COVID-19

September 2021. We examine how students changed their approach to higher education as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 15 pages.

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How our marketplace offers new opportunities for growth in 2021

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2020 higher education market opportunities overview

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Help getting your programs online

We launched our Rapid Development Fund (RDF) in 2017 to help partner universities develop exciting new online programs for our marketplace.

University of Tasmania used RDF support to quickly produce high quality courses in priority markets.

Watch our video to learn more about how UTAS exceeded revenue expectations through its partnership with Open Universities Australia.

In the media

Online breakthrough for country students

The COVID-19 pandemic opened up online learning to remote and disadvantaged students across Australia. Source: Gold Coast Bulletin, 20 April 2021.

Ever thought of going to university online?

An interview with David Cummings about the online learning experience. Source: Study Work Grow, 25 August 2020.

Open Universities Australia partners with OpenLearning in short courses

OUA is entering the microcredentials market. Source: The Australian, 14 July 2020.

About Open Universities Australia

Open Universities Australia is the country's number one destination for online tertiary education. We help students explore, choose and enrol in thousands of online courses from leading universities.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we have our students’ best interests at heart. We’re here to champion everyone who wants to learn.

This approach has allowed us to become the most recognised online education brand in Australia.

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